Letter from Solomon G. Brown to S. F. Baird, August 15, 1866

ID: SIA2011-0982 and SIA2011-0983

Creator: Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906

Form/Genre: Document

Date: August 15, 1866

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: Brown, Solomon G., 1866-1870

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Summary

Letter from Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, to the Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, later the second Secretary, reporting on Brown's duties for Baird at the Smithsonian, including sending packages to the Baird family while they were away. August 15, 1866. 2 pages.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Baird, Mary Helen Churchill
  • Baird, Lucy Hunter
  • Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

SIA2011-0982 (page 1), SIA2011-0983 (page 2).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: Brown, Solomon G., 1866-1870

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

August 15, 1866

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Letters
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • SI, early history, Management
  • Packages
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • African Americans

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2011-0982 and SIA2011-0983

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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